Basic Application Letter Construct5 Paragraph Letter Format I want the job. Thesis statement & set up points 1, 2, 3. • Topic sentence. Supporting evidence. • Topic sentence. Supporting evidence. • Topic sentence. Supporting evidence. I request an interview. You may reach me at….
Application Letter Construct Introduction – • State you’re apply for the job • If possible state some-kind-of connection to the organization • State a summary sentence (thesis) • Spark interest. Create curiosity. • Audience-centered attitude
Application Letter Construct Body Choose your points by studying the advertisement and selecting the top three requirements. Write to how you have these three. Be thinking: How do I set myself apart?
Application Letter Construct Conclusion • Ask for an interview. Give your contact information. • End on a positive, forward-looking note.
How to Write a Persuasive ApplicationLetter Business Communication, MGT309 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Writing that Works (2010). Oliu, Brusaw, & Alred